Edition/Copyright:2ND 05 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Blackwell Publishers Published: 10/15/2004 International: No
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List of Illustrations Conventions Used Acknowledgements Preface Maps Introduction Part I: Beginnings: 1. Geology, Climate, and Biota 2. From Origins to Agriculture Part II: The Age of Dispersed Agriculturalists (400 BCE - 1250 CE): 3. Political Consolidation to 671 CE 4. Establishing the Ritsuryô Order (672-750) 5. Ritsuryô Adaptation and Decay (750-1250) 6. Classical Higher Culture (750-1250) Part III: The Age of Intensive Agriculture (1250-1890): 7. The Centuries of Disorder (1250-1890) 8. Medieval Higher Culture (1250-1550) 9. Establishing the Bakuhan Order (1550-1700) 10. The Age of Growth (1590-1700) 11. Stasis and Decay (1700-1850) 12. Crisis and Redirection (1800-1890) Part IV: The Age of Industrialism: Early Decades (1890-Present): 13. Early Imperial Triumph (1890-1914) 14. Early Imperial Society and Culture 15. Later Imperial Politics and Economy (1914-1945) 16. Later Imperial Society and Culture (1914-1945) 17. Drift to Disaster (1914-1945) 18. Entrepreneurial Japan: Politics and Economy (1945-1990) 19. Society and Environment (1945-1990) 20. The Culture of Entrepreneurial Japan (1945-1990) Epilogue: Japan Today and Tomorrow Endnotes Appendices A. Tables I-X B. Chinese Words: Wade-Giles & Pinyin Orthographies C. Glossary of Japanese Terms D. Supplemental Readings Index
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